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Facing the misogynist character of the Christchurch terror attack

What is the connection between the shocking terrorist crime committed in Christchurch a week ago by an individual sociopathic thug, and the social psychosis of contemporary capitalist society? 2,243 more words


HALF THE CHILD author reading

Please join us for a book discussion on Saturday, April 27th

1:00pm to 3:30pm at the Holliston, MA public library

752 Washington Street, Holliston, MA… 196 more words


You Can Tell a Lot About Someone from the Nudes They Email You

(About a 4 minute read)

I can still recall how surprised most of us were back in 1974 when someone pinned a semi-nude Polaroid photograph of Vicki on the high school announcements board in the hallway by the principal’s office. 955 more words


Monologue of Mr R____ who lived in the same house for 60 years

First he builds mental walls from family and friends and then physical walls. Finally he is lost.

I have been living in my house for over 60 years. 1,550 more words


Alienation and Cultivating the Consumer

To experience Western culture is to submerge oneself in the concept of alienation, and to be driven into the arms of consumerism by that force. Consumerism thrives upon the entrapment of individuals in nets of instant gratification and the use of products to help oneself feel fulfilled. 896 more words










by Sam M. Phillips

Square eyes,
Blurred lines,
Reality folds,
You’ve been told,
Consequences stack smoothly,
In time you’ll find it soothing,
Proving what is and is not, 296 more words

Sam M. Phillips